MBCW is often in the news, both locally and nationally, and actively works to promote and highlight important research projects, educational opportunities and events that help draw attention to Marin County’s breast cancer problem.


September 15, 2004:
"Marin Breast Cancer Watch Statement in Response to Northern California Cancer Center's Release of Breast Cancer Incidence and Mortality Rates in the Bay Area "

October 9, 2004:
Critical Issues in Biomonitoring: A Community Forum (pdf)
A community forum sponsored by Marin Breast Cancer Watch and co-sponsored by the Marin County Department of Health and Human Services, the Bay Area Breast Cancer and Environment Research Center, and the California Health Tracking Program.

September 15, 2004:
Northern California Cancer Center Breast Cancer: New Breast Cancer Data (pdf)
The report provides new data about breast cancer incidence patterns in Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area.

June 17, 2004:
The Majority of Cancers Are Linked to the Environment (url)
Contains a link to a recently published new booklet titled "Cancer and the Environment," which focuses on the agents in the environment that cause cancer and what we can do to lower our cancer risk.

April, 2004:
UCSF Magazine - "Losing Paradise"
Article examines breast cancer in Marin County.

February 17, 2004:
NCI Cancer Bulletin - "Study Shows Link Between Antibiotic Use and Increased Risk of Breast Cancer"
Read our latest Fall 2004 newsletter!

The quarterly newsletter of MBCW, Keeping Abreast informs the community of breast cancer research projects, education programs, issues updates and events.